Poor weather prevented effective air action against the Soviet offensive.
Soviet commanders had kept the jets out of the recent murderous air action.
American ground and air action destroyed other North Korean tanks during the day southwest of the town.
Such enemy forces based in Korea could be neutralised through air action.
The Japanese lost two Zeros in the day's air actions, but both pilots survived.
Mr. Lenner, let's go to battle stations for air action.
Even an air attack was possible, although it was months since there had been any air action except around the main base at Cuchimba.
The air action destroyed remaining resistance, allowing the army to mop up.
Even air action was rendered ineffective by poor weather.
"If military action is undertaken against Gorazde, substantial air actions will be mounted," the statement said.